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About Vanessa Crowley


As far as identity politics go, I certainly exist at a couple of interesting intersections - particularly trans-woman, lesbian, poly-amorous lover, and sex / kink positive feminist. Among other things I can be extremely sarcastic even though it may get me into trouble from time to time. For the past few years I have been a very active community organizer around a variety of topics as I view all forms of oppression as being interrelated and motivated by similar circumstances. Somehow all of this manages to not seem like enough to do during the day so I decided to pursue my master's in women & gender studies and public policy, which will be a completely useful addition to my collection of paper hats.

Recent Posts by Vanessa Crowley:

Ideas, Politics »

[18 Feb 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Sylvia Responds to the Trans Inclusion Debate

Apparently there is still a debate about whether or not Trans people should be included in LGBT. But what does a trans person think about that?

Commentary, Tokenized »

[27 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Colonization, Gender and the Self

There are countless hoops trans people have to jump through. What does that certification really entail? In a word, conformity. In another, colonization.

Advice, Ideas, Tokenized »

[12 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

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